Business

Sprint names new chief technology officer

Junichi Miyakawa comes from Sprint’s Tokyo-based parent company where he played a key role in building SoftBank’s wireless network. He officially starts Saturday and will be based on Sprint’s Overland Park campus.

Technology

Google Fiber says it won’t sell service in Leawood

Google Fiber told prospective customers in Leawood that it won’t build its network in the prosperous Johnson County suburb. It didn’t elaborate on what prompted the seller of ultra-fast Internet and TV service to back out of one of the most prosperous — and potentially lucrative — cities in the Kansas City market.

816 Business

Summit Grill and Bar expands to Waldo

The owners of Lee’s Summit’s Summit Grill and Bar are opening a second location in Waldo, in the former Kennedy’s/Remedy space. An online business based out of Lenexa, Barefoot Beach Bums, has opened a brick-and-mortar store in Parkville.

Restaurant inspections for Oct. 30

Area restaurants with 7 or more critical or priority health code violations: Wally’s House of Fine Pastries, The Gallery at Sheraton Suites, Blue Bird Bistro, Eat Me Gourmet, La Estrella, Sharks, Bojo’s Bar and Grill, Jasper’s, Leo’s Pizza and Pegah’s Family Restaurant. Most violations are corrected at the time of the inspection. The kitchen at Jay Wolfe were temporarily closed because of violations but have since reopened.

Restaurant inspections for Oct. 30

Area restaurants with 7 or more critical or priority health code violations: Wally’s House of Fine Pastries, The Gallery at Sheraton Suites, Blue Bird Bistro, Eat Me Gourmet, La Estrella, Sharks, Bojo’s Bar and Grill, Jasper’s, Leo’s Pizza and Pegah’s Family Restaurant. Most violations are corrected at the time of the inspection. The kitchen at Jay Wolfe were temporarily closed because of violations but have since reopened.

Today's Market

Teens can learn a lot from these two new books

“The Teen Money Manual: A Guide to Cash, Credit, Spending, Saving, Work, Wealth and More” by Kara McGuire (Capstone Young Readers) and “O.M.G. Official Money Guide for Teenagers” by Susan Beacham and husband Michael Beacham (Money Savvy Generation) are packed with user-friendly information that make dollars and cents understandable for younger readers.

MSG profit jumps on Fuse music TV network sale

The Madison Square Garden Co., which is mulling splitting into two separate companies, said Friday that its fiscal first-quarter net income soared compared with a year ago as it recorded a gain from selling its music television network Fuse.

Teens can learn a lot from these two new books

“The Teen Money Manual: A Guide to Cash, Credit, Spending, Saving, Work, Wealth and More” by Kara McGuire (Capstone Young Readers) and “O.M.G. Official Money Guide for Teenagers” by Susan Beacham and husband Michael Beacham (Money Savvy Generation) are packed with user-friendly information that make dollars and cents understandable for younger readers.

MSG profit jumps on Fuse music TV network sale

The Madison Square Garden Co., which is mulling splitting into two separate companies, said Friday that its fiscal first-quarter net income soared compared with a year ago as it recorded a gain from selling its music television network Fuse.

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North Korean Ebola policies hit tourism businesses

North Korea's quarantine of arriving foreigners to prevent Ebola has not disrupted business with the nation's largest trading partner, Chinese businesspeople say, although a tourist ban has hurt travel agencies that run tours to the reclusive country.

Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

North Korean Ebola policies hit tourism businesses

North Korea's quarantine of arriving foreigners to prevent Ebola has not disrupted business with the nation's largest trading partner, Chinese businesspeople say, although a tourist ban has hurt travel agencies that run tours to the reclusive country.

Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

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